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Latest CBB News > Archives > Oct. 1, 2004
Oct. 1, 2004

USGS PROPOSES STUDY ON EFFECTS OF FLOW ON SPAWNING CHUM
Posted on Friday, October 01, 2004 (PST)
A study proposed by the United States Geologic Survey's Western Fisheries Research Center in Cook, Wash. will test in November the day and night effects of higher flows on chum salmon spawning behavior. Read More...  

FISH RUN WITH A FAT TAIL ALLOWS FISHING TIMES TO EXPAND
Posted on Friday, October 01, 2004 (PST)
A larger than anticipated Columbia/Snake River fall chinook salmon return -- and one that is showing a fat "tail" -- allowed fishery managers this week to expand both sport and commercial opportunities on the Columbia mainstem. Read More...  

AGENCIES, GROUPS ANNOUNCE JOINT ESTUARY RESTORATION PROJECT
Posted on Friday, October 01, 2004 (PST)
Seventy-six acres of tidal marsh and 115 acres of forest on the lower Columbia River's Crims Island will be restored to provide better habitat for young salmon, a group of government agencies and conservation groups announced this week. Read More...  

FISHING, OUTDOOR BUSINESSES SEND LETTER ON FEDS’ SALMON PLAN
Posted on Friday, October 01, 2004 (PST)
The leaders of 400 salmon- and outdoor recreation-based businesses from 35 states this week signed a letter to Congress that chastises the federal government for its approach to protecting and enhancing Columbia River basin salmon and steelhead populations and asks help in refocusing the strategy. Read More...  

AGREEMENT LEADS TO CLE ELUM RIVER CONSERVATION EASEMENT
Posted on Friday, October 01, 2004 (PST)
Premier fish and wildlife habitat along a six-mile reach of the Cle Elum River
between Lake Cle Elum and I-90 has been permanently protected from
development with a 1,215 acre conservation easement granted to the Kittitas
Conservation Trust.
Read More...  

JUDGE REDDEN EXPRESSES CONCERN ABOUT BIOP REMAND PROCESS
Posted on Thursday, September 30, 2004 (PST)
The first legal shots were fired over the bow of the federal government's draft Columbia River basin salmon protection plan this week by litigants who forced a reworking of the existing strategy, and by the judge who last year called the prevailing strategy illegal under the Endangered Species Act. Read More...  

 

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